Tiger Woods WDs from Genesis Invitational, citing illness

Tiger Woods of the United States is driven from the course by a rules official after withdrawing from the tournament due to illness on the sixth hole during the second round of The Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club on February 16, 2024 in Pacific Palisades, California.

Tiger Woods left the course in a cart midway through the second round of the 2024 Genesis Invitational.

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Tiger Woods’ first competitive start on the PGA Tour in 2024 was short-lived, lasting only 24 holes at the Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club.

On Friday, Woods left the course in a golf cart after hitting his tee shot on the par-4 7th hole. The PGA Tour later reported that Woods withdrew due to illness.

Woods had an up-and-down opening round on Thursday, posting five birdies and six bogeys — and hitting one shocking shank — to sign for a round of one-over-par 72.

On Friday, Woods birdied the first hole and bogeyed the 4th and 5th holes to sit at one over on the day, and two over for the tournament, at the time of his withdrawal.

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